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Postcard

To My Valentine

Date: 1910 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day postcard with Cupid holding a heart on the front and text at the foot that reads "To My Valentine." The background is decorated with carnat...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Two women are assembling a large paper valentine decoration. One woman stands on a ladder in front of a fireplace working on the top of the decoration, whi...

Date: 1927-02-12 

Description: Valentine's Day card of a girl in a pink polka dot dress with a white and yellow apron. She is bending forward and holds an actual stick of Black Jack Chew...

Date: 1948-02-07 

Description: S.S. Kresge Store, 25-27 East Main Street, display window featuring Valentine's Day gift selections, with sign, "Now! Every Tot Can Have a Ballerina (skirt...

Date: 1911 

Description: Valentine's Day card made of four pieces. The main piece is of a large shell boat pulled by two swans on a pond filled with water lilies. A cutout of a lar...

Date: 1890 ca.

Description: Valentine card with a girl framed with a metallic gold harp decorated with ribbons, hearts and flowers. She is wearing a white dress and has flowers in her...

Date: 1975 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a pink telephone on a large red heart. The text on the upper left reads "Nothing "Phoney" About This! Be My Valentine". T...

Date: 1920 ca.

Description: Ornaments from a "Whitney's Valentine Material" kit. These were combined with the "folders" (cards) and paper lace to create personalized Valentine's Day c...

Date: 1887 

Description: Valentine's Day card with tan fringe and tasseled cords. A border of white daisies surrounds a smaller zig-zag border. Inside the border is the text "St. V...

Date: 1906 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with three hearts attached by ribbons. The top heart contains two cherubs with a cornucopia full of hearts. It has a gold, blue and wh...

Date: 1955 ca.

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card. A puppy wearing a blue bow sits with his front paws on an old fashioned cash register. On the keys is the text "I LOVE U". A...

Date: 1855 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a cornucopia filled with flowers and foliage. On the edge of the mouth it reads "Let the Smiles of Youth Appearing". Music appear...

Date: 1903 

Description: Valentine's Day card with a bear standing in the center. He has his paws folded over his tummy. On his right is a jar of honey and on his left is a honeyco...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy dressed in a blue sailor suit and a girl dressed in a pink outfit and bonnet. They are sitting arm in arm. He is holding a he...

Date: 1960-02-13 

Description: Seated or standing next to a fireplace at the Cuba Club are, left to right, Mrs. and Steve Stefani and Marie and Jerome Coffman. They are attending a dinne...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a boy in a painter's uniform and gloves. He holds a brush dripping red paint in his right hand. He has just painted "I Love You!" o...

Date:  date unknown

Description: Child's Valentine's Day card with a cat wearing a blue dress sitting on a cushion with red hearts on it. She has her chin in her hand and is looking though...

Date: 1945 ca.

Description: Valentine's Day card with a woman archer taking aim at the recipient. A heart-shaped target is behind her. She is wearing a glove and wrist guard. Her skir...

Print

I Am Thine

Date:  date unknown

Description: Valentine's Day card of a die cut beet fastened to a die cut heart with a metal paper fastener. When closed, "I Am Thine" is on the front. When the beet is...

Date: 1945-01-26 

Description: Kresge $1.00 Store, located at 13 South Pinckney Street, with a window display of Valentine cards and folders.

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